Senior Software Engineer


The position:

Aerodynamic development is fundamental to our on-track performance, and having the right tools for the job is critical. We are seeking talented and experienced Senior Software Engineers to join our Aerodynamics Software group and help us architect and build the next generation of software capability, across desktop and/or web environments.

You will be a member of a team responsible for designing, developing, maintaining and supporting the suite of software tools used throughout the Aerodynamics department, working directly with Aerodynamicists, CFD and Wind Tunnel Engineers to improve the performance of all areas of the department.

Communication is key to this role.  You must have the ability to communicate and understand complex concepts quickly and turn these into high-performance, intuitive and responsive software.  You must also be able to function as an effective team member and will be expected to contribute towards the team’s goals as well as your own projects.  The candidate should have the ability to produce innovative ideas and solutions to software problems faced by the department.  They should be open with their opinions and bring to the table alternative approaches to existing solutions.

As a Senior Software Engineer, you will also be expected to assist the Lead Software Engineer in developing technical specifications, mentoring junior members of the team, and have the ability to manage workload across a variety of projects.

Experience with any of the following technologies would be highly beneficial:

C#.Net Core / Framework, Python, MATLAB
Modern desktop technologies, e.g. WPF, MAUI, MVVM
Modern web technologies, e.g. ASP.Net Core, React, Blazor, gRPC
Database technologies: MSSQL, MySQL & NoSQL (e.g. Mongo)
Git, SVN
Azure DevOps, Jenkins
Kubernetes, Docker

Key Responsibilities:

Work with Product Owners to design, develop, and implement all aspects of innovative application development using agile principals and working practices
Liaising with stakeholders at all levels of the business to define and develop solutions to business problems
Enhance and support existing systems
Implement appropriate testing and quality assurance
Assist with application support where necessary
Contribute toward improving software process within the team

This is an excellent opportunity to further your software development career within this dynamic and progressive team.

What can Williams offer?

The Williams Group is based in Grove, Oxfordshire. We offer free onsite parking and large open green spaces to unwind during breaks. We are a short 5 minutes’ from Wantage, our closest town centre. We have an on-site gym that is free to use for all staff and contractors. We also have a subsidised restaurant on site. Please scroll down the page to review our benefits suite below.

Application closing date:

All applications must be received by 1st April

The Williams Group is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity and inclusion. If you have a disability, we are happy to discuss reasonable job adjustments.

Strictly no agencies.